Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

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Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Taphophiles are lovers of cemeteries, funerals, and graveyards.

According to a report in The Arizona Republic, Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is observed by some Hispanics in America by paying homage to Mexicans killed in auto accidents while being smuggled across the border, and more recently, to the memories of those killed in Columbine.

According to author D. Felton, stories about ghosts and hauntings were as popular in ancient Greece and Rome as they are today. They appear in the epic poetry of Homer and Virgil, the tragedies of Aeschylus and Seneca, the histories of Herodotus and Tacitus, the geography of Pausanias, the biographies of Plutarch, the comedies of Plautus, the letters of Pliny the Younger, and the satires of Lucian.

According to the Book of Daniel (4:15-33), King Nebuchadnezzar exhibited symptoms of werewolfism for nearly four years.

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The above is information that Mr. Smarty Pants read in a book, magazine, or newspaper; heard on the radio; saw on television; or overheard at a party. Got facts? Write to Mr. Smarty Pants. Why not visit

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